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INSIDE RAIL RELIEF Commuters on the notoriously crowded Frankston rail line may get some relief after the state government announces $100 million for repairs and maintenance  PAGE 3

PATH CLEAN-UP A Stonnington council shakeup of footpath trading rules will clear the clutter from the municipality’s shopping strips  PAGE 5

SPORT Our round-up of local sport, including results from the weekend’s games  PAGE 22

TARTAN SOUL Och aye! Graham Stanley from the St John’s Scottish Country Dance Group says dancing is the best way to ward off dementia. A US study agrees that people who danced regularly were 76 per cent less likely to contract the disease. Stanley (pictured second from left with wife Sue and Patsy and Ian Marks) says Scottish dancing gives your ‘‘body and your brain’’ a workout. For information on the weekly classes call Stanley on 9592 9441.


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MARGOT CARROLL is founder of the Orrong Group, which opposes a development at 590 Orrong Road, Armadale

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confidence in the community’s voice, despite the fact that we have not seen a positive result yet. The Orrong Group has given people their confidence back. Even if we do not get a positive result, people will hold their heads high knowing we gave it a real go. At the very least we have pointed out the faults in the VCAT and planning system. It is time we hold a huge meeting with all of Victoria’s residents’ groups to show the government we

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eople have a basic need to identify with where they live, and neighbourhood character is very important. Built forms such as the old workers cottages, or century-old Victorian houses, are just one factor of neighbourhood character. But it is much more – neighbourhood character flows into the attitudes of the people who live there and creates a community spirit. Just one inappropriate development can throw off that balance. The community must contribute to the planning process and have their say, and they must be listened to, otherwise, it is undemocratic. It’s as simple as that. I believe developers think we are just NIMBYs (not in my backyard). They want us out of the way so they can move on to the next money-making idea. As a result, there is a big feeling of disillusionment and people feel powerless to influence decisions at government level. State ministers are almost entirely inaccessible and then you have this unelected and unaccountable body called the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. VCAT is a very big barrier for everyday people who are trying to have their say. I remember when the Orrong Group started walking the streets and talking to people. We were told time and again that “we had no hope of winning against a global corporation. You are wasting your time”. Four years later, we are seeing tremendous support from the community. People’s attitudes are changing and they are gaining

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Relief on the way for rail commuters BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@mmpgroup.com.au

“CANNED sardines have it good,” according to commuters on the Frankston line, one of Melbourne’s most overcrowded train lines. But that may be about to change, with the state government last week announcing $100 million for repairs and maintenance along the line,

which carries more than 60,000 passengers every day. The funding will also be used to improve the amenity of some train stations and enable the new X’Trapolis trains to run on the line. Better lighting at night, CCTV cameras, more shelter and additional myki readers are also on the government’s list of improvements. State treasurer and MLA for Mal-

vern, Michael O’Brien confirmed the funding in the state budget announcement last week. Additional Protective Service Officers at South Yarra station, which more than 16,600 people pass through every day, were also among the state government’s public transport improvements. Stonnington mayor Matthew Koce welcomed the government’s plans.

“Hopefully this results in more services through Stonnington and less residents left waiting on platforms, particularly as there are significant upgrades to this line which goes through South Yarra station,” Mr Koce said. Elsewhere, the government has committed $52 million to removing the Gardiner Station level crossing and confirmed it will proceed with

the second stage of a feasibility study investigating the need for a new Prahran high school at the current Swinburne site. Prahran MLA Clem Newton-Brown said the government had received the results of the first stage of the $250,000 study, “but it will not be publicly released at this stage”. The full results of the study are not expected until mid 2014.

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Wheels are turning for Chapel Street bike plan regional director Peter Todd expected the project to minimise dooring incidents “without changing the current operation of Chapel Street”. “The project will maintain the existing nominal 1.4 metre bicycle lane, but the enhancements will enable cyclists to ride away from the car door opening zone.” VicRoads expected the works to start after July 1 and take six months to complete. “The proposed work is not expected to cause any additional congestion on Chapel Street,” Mr Todd said. Yarra Trams spokesman Simon Murphy said the consequences of a tram hitting a cyclist could be fatal. The council is considering a range of alternative options. EDDIE MORTON

ON TRACK: Plans for Chapel Street include a car-door buffer zone and a bike lane closer to traffic

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A BIKE lane less than arm’s length from trams, tighter parking spaces and one lane for all traffic – welcome to the Chapel Street of the future. But the future isn’t far off. After years of cycling-related accidents, VicRoads and the City of Stonnington are presenting ideas for bike safety. The state government awarded Stonnington council $270,000 to develop a north-south bicycle lane last June. A 2011 VicRoads study showed 36 per cent of cycling-related crashes between 2007 and 2011 were caused by “car-dooring”. VicRoads’ proposed plan includes reducing all car spaces on Chapel Street to two metres wide, a cardoor buffer zone of 0.8 metres and a designated bike lane. The VicRoads plan leaves less than a metre between bike riders and trams. VicRoads south-east metropolitan

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Station is a safer place

Disability levy part of our psyche

BY LISA HIGGINSON

BY EDDIE MORTON and LISA HIGGINSON

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THE federal government’s DisabilityCare levy is “how Aussies want their money spent”, according to Inclusion Melbourne chief executive Daniel Leighton. The levy will cover 40 per cent of the total cost of the DisabilityCare scheme, also known as the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The Medicare levy will increase from 1.5 per cent of taxable income

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to 2 per cent on July 1, 2014, equalling a tax bill hike of $350 a year for someone earning $70,000, and $551 a year for someone earning $110,000. Rollout of the DisabilityCare scheme will start this year in selec-

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Love shows the way

TO LIFE: Love Courage Hope Foundation committee members Mary-Lou Doswell and Justine Fish

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SIX months after Mary-Lou Doswell’s husband Glenn passed away, her vision for the Love Courage Hope Foundation began to take shape. Inspired by the man who made good of any situation during his battle with cancer, she formed the nonprofit charity in 2011 to raise funds for cancer research and families. “When you are hit with something as horrendous as what we have, it doesn’t mean life stops; you can keep growing and I think that’s what we are doing with this foundation,” Ms Doswell says. “The essence of these words [Love Courage Hope] holds so much solace ...’’ The foundation will hold a cocktail party at Leonda by the Yarra in Hawthorn on May 24. All funds raised will go to an Austin Hospital research project. For details, visit lovecouragehope.org.au. COURTNEY PETALAS

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was still not enough information about the scheme available. "We want to see the structure of how it’s going to happen before anyone is thinking about where the money is coming from, because if it’s not going to be structured well or viable then it’s not going to be beneficial," she said. "Having a disability, I don’t just expect to be given everything. I do want to think about our country and where taxpayers’ money goes and I want it to be spent wisely."

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ted areas including Victoria’s Barwon region west of Melbourne. Mr Leighton said despite the cost to taxpayers, “the levy is in line with the Australian ideology of helping out a mate”. Malvern East resident Leza Daniels, who was born with a form of dwarfism, said it was vital that a professional structure was established for the NDIS. The mother of two, whose husband and children were also born with forms of dwarfism, said there

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SECURITY has been ramped up at South Yarra train station with the deployment of protective services officers. The long-awaited move will see five PSOs take shifts to patrol the station precinct, including the platforms, car park and Toorak Road entrance, nightly from 6pm until the last train. The officers have the authority to detain anyone who threatens public safety, as well as to confiscate weapons and issue fines. They are trained in conflict resolution and in dealing with vulnerable people. Stonnington local area commander Inspector Steve Beith welcomed the addition of specialised officers to make stations safer places and free up local police resources. ‘‘This is the first PSO deployment in the division and it is excellent,’’ he said. PSOs have been working on the public transport network since February last year, and 362 officers now patrol 47 stations. The state government committed $212 million for 940 PSOs at all metropolitan stations and four major regional stations by November next year, with $18 million to upgrade 66 metropolitan stations to accommodate them. This year’s budget has provided a further $68 million for upgrades at remaining railway stations. Victoria Police has made almost 1400 arrests as a result of the work of PSOs.

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EDDIE MORTON

An inside look at prison life not such a hard cell BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@mmpgroup.com.au

JOHN Turner is going to jail this month, for the sixth time in six years. And it’s for a good reason. His self-imposed incarceration is part of the annual Whitelion Bail Out campaign, which introduces people to the harsh reality of our prison system. “More can be done to keep young people from entering juvenile detention,” said Mr Turner, a youth justice advocate with Whitelion, which provides support for at-risk youth. On May 31, inmates arriving at the Old Melbourne Gaol will be stripped of all possessions, fingerprinted, photographed and fed prison gruel. They will face a judicial ‘‘hearing’’ and be sentenced to cell time. Inmates must raise $1000 to be eligible for bail. Last year 327 people who elected

to be locked up in jails across Australia raised more than $500,000 for atrisk youth. Mr Turner said jail time was not always the right answer and public perception of young people was skewed. “The general public think all young people are scoundrels, but if they had seen the background they came from, they might think differently,” he said. “There are 50,000 kids who can’t live at home because their parents are too violent..” An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report on young offenders has revealed there are 6000 aged between 10 and 17 in community supervision and 1000 in juvenile detention. Youth Justice in Australia 2011-12: An Overview found the average term served was six months. To register as an inmate or donate, visit whitelionbailout.org.au.

NO HOLDS BARRED: John Turner is taking part in Whitelion Bail Out for the sixth consecutive year

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New rules on footpath trading and dining BY LISA HIGGINSON lhigginson@mmpgroup.com.au

A SHAKE-up of footpath trading rules will clear the clutter from Stonnington’s shopping strips. Council’s new Footpath Trading and Awnings Policy updates rules for outdoor dining and goods displays. Businesses have until October 1 to comply with the rules.

Full-length opaque awnings and side wings will no longer be permitted, whitegoods will not be allowed to be displayed on footpaths, and the size of goods displays will be halved in width and reduced in length to 75 per cent of the shopfront. On Toorak Road, the width of dining areas will be pared back 10 centimetres to make footpath access

across the municipality consistent at 1.5 metres. Fruit and vegetable stands will still be permitted but other goods displays will be allowed only on Glenferrie Road, Malvern, and in the Chapel Street precinct. Stonnington mayor Matthew Koce said some footpaths had become difficult and frustrating for pedestrians.

‘‘In the past 10 years, the number of footpath goods displays and outdoor dining areas has more than doubled,’’ he said. ‘‘Footpath trading has become so common that footpaths are often seen as shopfront extensions and not as public thoroughfares.’’ He said the changes sought to balance the benefits to business with pedestrian access and enjoyment.

Chapel Street Precinct Association marketing director Oskar Cebergs said footpath trading and dining were assets. ‘‘Our members accept that the new footpath trading guidelines are designed to ensure that pedestrians have unobstructed and safe access to our footpaths at all times, while maintaining the visual amenity of our streetscapes,’’ he said.

MAY 15, 2013

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Mayor hits the late-night beat

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STONNINGTON mayor Matthew Koce spent a night on the beat with Prahran Police on May 4. The patrol from 10.30pm to 5am included police making an arrest for assault, the arrests of two occupants of a vehicle for suspected drug offences, and the arrests of a male and female after graffiti offences. Mr Koce said the experience gave him a first-hand appreciation of the valuable work done by local police. He said making the community a safer place was one of

Stonnington council’s top priorities. Meanwhile, last Friday, an unmarked police car hit a 48-year-old woman in Chapel Street, Prahran. Police allege the woman stepped out onto the road as the police car was taking off about 8am. The woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries. Prahran highway patrol officers are investigating the incident. In another incident, thieves stole electric goods, clothing and shoes from a property on Bath Road, Glen Iris, after entering through an unlocked back door on May 8.

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Thu 16 & Fri 17 May, 8pm » JAZZ VOCALISTS MICHELLE NICOLLE / KRISTIN BERARDI Tickets: Full $40/Conc. $25 Sat 18 May, 8pm » FLAP! / THE HOODANGERS Tickets: Full $35/Conc. $25 Sun 19 May, 4pm » STONNINGTON BRASS WITH GUESTS BRIAN ABRAHAMS AND MARK STUCAS Tickets: Full $18/Conc. $15/ Under 12 FREE Please note: Ticket prices subject to transaction fees.

CHAPEL OFF CHAPEL CONCERTS » 12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran Sun 19 May, 2pm » CLASSIC JAZZ AFTERNOON: ULTRAFOX AND MICHAEL MCQUAID’S COLEMAN MEDALLISTS Tickets: Full $23/Conc. $17 Mon 20 May, 8pm » AUSTRALIAN ART ORCHESTRA: HARD CORE ON THE FLY Tickets: Full $23/Conc. $17 Tuesday 21, 8pm » ALLAN BROWNE SEXTET / JOSH KYLE Tickets: Full $23/Conc. $17 Wed 22 May, 8pm » THE STEVE SEDERGREEN BAND / ANTON DELECCA QUARTET Tickets: Full $23/Conc. $17

TICKETS www.chapeloffchapel.com.au or phone: 8290 7000 FULL PROGRAM www.stonningtonjazz.com.au Find us on Facebook — Stonnington Jazz

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MAY 15, 2013

ELISSA HULLAH

MALVERN TOWN HALL CONCERTS » Cnr Glenferrie Road and High Street, Malvern

METHOD ACTING: Dean Kirkright on the set of The Stolen

Talent with a dash of luck BEING punched, pursued and vilified are all in a day’s work for Dean Kirkright. That he has endured this for three weeks without a stunt double is a testament to how far the actor will go. Mr Kirkright has just finished a shoot amid the coal mines in the Korumburra area for Australian film The Stolen, expected in cinemas next year. It tells the story of a war hero who returns to find that a family of bushrangers, including Kirkright’s character Will Kennett, has kidnapped his sister and stolen their cattle. He pursues the Kennett gang. ‘‘After the shoot I saw big red marks on my back, and I couldn’t move my body for a week,’’ he said. ‘‘But when the adrenalin kicks in I don’t feel the pain.’’ Mr Kirkright has given his all to every role he has played in more than 380 short

films, including the award-winning Torn, and several features. The son of a pastry chef got into acting through the back door. ‘‘I was drunk and mucking around one night and my friend said ‘you are good’. So I went to train. In the first month after graduating from TAFTA (the Australian Film and Television Academy), I landed a role in Blue Heelers.’’ It was Bollywood friend Saif Ali Khan who gave the Aussie actor tips for his Blue Heelers audition, which included a loud scene. ‘‘He said ‘when you are in the building, let five buildings away hear you scream because you will send shivers through everyone’. I screamed so loud I cut my lip, and had blood dribbling down my chin for the rest of the audition. I got the job.’’ HARBANT GILL


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Chaddy takes next step to expansion BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@mmpgroup.com.au

CHADSTONE Shopping Centre’s $500 million redevelopment is a step closer, with Stonnington council approving three planning permits. Last Monday’s council meeting gave the green light to four new retail f loors, more carparking, new cinemas, a 240-room hotel and an 11-storey office building. Coles supermarket will get extra parking and Hoyts will have two new cinema

‘‘boxes’’, while reducing from 16 cinemas to 14 in digital format. Total f loor area will increase by almost 25,000 square metres to 197,400 square metres. After receiving noise objections, councillors restricted construction to 7am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 8pm on Saturdays. No work is allowed on Sundays or public holidays. Colonial First State Global Asset Management has launched an appeal at the

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Weekend working restrictions were placed on three earlier planning applications for the Chadstone development in February. Colonial’s regional development manager, Paul Donoghue, suggested the restrictions were unfair and not in line with other businesses in the municipality. More planning applications are yet to be tabled before the development is given the full go-ahead.

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BRIEFS ■ ARTISTS AWARDED Three artists have been recognised for their Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition submissions. Timothea Jewell was awarded the City of Stonnington and Bank of Melbourne Award of $5000 for her exhibit Clasp, Brigit Heller won the Toorak Village Traders Award of $2000 for her piece Adrift and the Leonard Joel Award of $1000 went to Jason Christopher for Colonial Bunyip. The exhibition runs until June 16.

BEFORE THE GIG, TAKE FIVE FOR NOODLIN’ SOME HOT LICKS ON YOUR CHOPS!

8 Days Café Aya Teppanyaki Thai on High

SPARE CHAIR FOR NEEDY

■ HAVE A CHAT, GUYS Stonnington council is inviting men to take part in its Guys Talk session on May 25. The free event, which is delivered by relationship counsellor Guy Vicars, explores various aspects of fatherhood and family dynamics. Bookings for the session at 10.30am at Prahran Library meeting room, can be made by calling 8290 3521.

Sparechair Cafe at Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre (KNLC) has embraced the suspended coffee movement, where cafe-goers pay for an extra coffee or meal that can be claimed by a less fortunate person. KNLC executive manager Barbara Ghiani (pictured) says: "We realised this was an opportunity for our community to give back and there is no feeling from the individual about owing a debt. We also discount the suspended coffee from $3.50 to $3 as a thankyou from the organisation to the person contributing.’’

■ GET ON YOUR FEET Children and parents are encouraged to take part in National Walk Safely to School Day on May 24, which promotes better attitudes to road safety, public transport and the environment. Details: visit walk.com.au.

Get in the mood for some hot jazz and cool tunes with a $35 express dinner at one of our local participating restaurants before the show. Enjoy two courses and a glass of wine. A perfect start to an evening of jazz.

FROM ARMADALE

FROM MALVERN

9500 9711 Caffe La Via 9509 6373 9822 6686 Florina’s Greek Tavern 9509 1762 9822 7153 Livingroom Restaurant 9576 0356 FROM CHAPEL STREET Maris Restaurant 9500 0665 David’s Restaurant 9529 5199 ONE15 9500 8998 Globe Café 9510 8693 Vanilla Omelette Greek Deli & Taverna 9827 3734 Thai Restaurant 9031 3550 Ladro 9510 2233 Speakeasy Kitchen Bar 9824 0770

FROM TOORAK VILLAGE Marquee Lounge Bar 9827 7938 MAY 15, 2013

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NBN project racks up critics BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@mmpgroup.com.au

THE federal government’s $37 billion National Broadband Network is being criticised by technicians in the telecommunications industry. A Telstra employee, who works in the Stonnington area and wished to remain nameless said the ‘‘average household’’ did not need the 100 megabits per second (Mbps) download speeds the project promised. “In all honesty, you are not going to lose that much speed going to the node and the normal everyday fam-

ily doesn’t need that much speed,’’ the Telstra employee said. The Telstra employee, part of the company charged with managing the new hyper-fast network, said the plan had been undervalued. “I dare say it will go well beyond the government’s estimated budget and timeframe.” The NBN Co has named Kooyong and Glen Iris among the next roll out of suburbs to get hooked up to the optic-fibre network within the next three years. Armadale, Toorak and Malvern have also been earmarked for the

upgrades by 2017 while work in neighbouring suburb Caulfield will begin in 2014. According to NBN Co spokesperson Rhonda Griffin, the rollout sequence depended on where work had already begun and the use of Telstra exchanges. The Telstra employee told RL that contractors had already received training, but were yet to be officially told of the rollout. “It is going to be a lot of work for us especially considering we will be cutting over every residence at this stage and each job represents a few

hours’ work. So you can get an idea of the sheer size of this project.” He said the current copper network in Kooyong and Glen Iris “was old”, but had recently been upgraded. Shadow communications minister Malcolm Turnbull shared the technician’s views, criticising communications minister Steven Conroy for setting an unachievable target. “Stephen Conroy originally said he would have passed 1.3 million households by June 30 this year but will be unlikely to reach 15 per cent of that target,” Mr Turnbull said.

ON THE MOVE: Prahran Market traders will shift their stalls while the market’s facelift begins.

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SCOTT MCNAUGHTON

Sweet success THE male-dominated brewing industry does not faze Ruth Gallace. The 31-year-old has proved her prowess, and has been named a Women in Business finalist in the 2013 Australian Excellence Awards. “The awards shelf is definitely filling up,” said the winner of several prizes including a double gold medal at the San Francisco International Wine Competition. “Aside from the women that work in our company, I could probably count on one hand how many other women I have met working in the cider industry.” Mrs Gallace runs the boutique fruit winery and cider house Rebello Wines on the Mornington Peninsula with her husband, Matt. The business has gone from strength to strength in the past eight years. Two years ago the pair launched Australia’s first locally made 100 per cent fruit-blended cider – Cheeky Rascal. Mrs Gallace said launching a recognisable brand in the alcohol industry was “borderline impossible”. “Other bigger cider brands would have marketing budgets bigger than our company’s entire yearly turnover,” she said. For women aspiring to be the next red-hot entrepreneur, the mother of two said courage was the key. “But don’t think for a second it’s going to be smooth sailing,’’ she said. ‘‘Be realistic and don’t do everything at the same time.” EDDIE MORTON 8 STONNINGTON REVIEW LOCAL

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Facelift for market BY LISA HIGGINSON lhigginson@mmpgroup.com.au

CIDER RULES: Ruth Gallace has been named a Women in Business finalist

MAY 15, 2013

PRAHRAN Market traders will shift their stalls out of the fruit and vegetable hall while work begins on the market’s facelift. Temporary market stalls will be set up in Market Street, Market Square and the Bracher Arcade from June 3 to enable the market to run as normal during the scheduled renovations. Large industrial marquees and heaters will also be put in place, while the animal farm, cooking demonstrations, face painting and live music events will continue as normal. The work, which forms part of the market’s 10-year business plan, will involve the current bitumen floor being replaced with a flat surface; the removal of the old curb and channelling around the market; the creation of a new shopping aisle and the addition of a new Elizabeth Street entry door. A state-of-the-art waste and recycling facility will also be installed in a bid to reduce landfill and greenhouse emissions. Prahran Market general manager Christopher Young said the works would benefit shoppers and traders for the next 20 years. Traders are due to be back operating in the revamped hall by mid-July.


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Marathon bid for Parkinson’s aid HAWTHORN runner Joanne Tremonti will push herself to new limits when she embarks on a gruelling ultra-marathon in South Africa next month. The 33-year-old will pound the 87-kilometre dusty trail between Pietermaritzburg and Durban in a bid to conquer the Comrades Marathon. She will also be raising awareness of Parkinson’s disease – a cause close to her heart. Ms Tremonti, who has completed four marathons and two ultramarathons, chose to run for Parkinson’s Victoria after her 63-year-old father Gerry was diagnosed with the disease last year. Her marathon campaign has raised $4500 for the charity. In training for the epic challenge on June 2, the keen runner has been clocking up more than 100 kilometres across five days. Sponsor Ms Tremonti at everydayhero.com.au/joanne_ tremonti_2

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HAWTHORN Secondary College’s council and staff will meet this week to plan the school’s rebirth as Auburn High School, following the state government’s approval. Education Minister Martin Dixon’s assent to the school’s introduction of special languages, math and science streams next year means the council can start on recruitment and promotion for the change. School council president Dawn Cleary said the changes would be phased in from year 7 next year. “We are very much at the beginning of the road, but at least we have the door open,” she said. “The transition will take place over three to five years. [This] week we will be looking at what kind of teachers we will be needing for the

specialist streams. We have very good ongoing teachers and they will be given the opportunity to apply for roles. ‘‘We also want to retain all the students we’ve got, and we want to put that across in our statutory planning.’’ A department spokesman said the budget for the changes was yet to be determined. The department, the school and the school council would establish a planning committee, the spokesman said. Ms Cleary said the school would employ an architect to revamp its secluded entrance on Burgess Street. “The school has excellent attributes, wonderful sports facilities; it has just been very hidden,” she said. “It needs to be redesigned so the building looks more welcoming.’’

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RIPE FOR ADVENTURE PAUL SMITH’S staff at Prahran Market’s Ripe Organics call him the “Steve Irwin of organics”

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t’s not because he has ventured into dangerous territory such as the wholesale produce market where forklift drivers whiz around

“on little sleep and on a mission’’ at three or four in the morning. “It’s because I’m boisterous and loud and excited about everything,’’

says Smith.“I even get excited about gorgeous new eggplants. Steve Irwin was passionate about his job, and I love my job, too.’’

Smith, who has run Ripe with his business partners Paul and Andrew Heeps for 12 years, is known to throw himself into everything he does, be it surfing “anywhere between Bell’s Beach and Apollo Bay’’ or getting to know his customers. “I have a few customers who are my best friends now, and I’m godfather to three of their children. I see customers more than I see my family.’’ Smith is a regular at art events openings with his wife Pat, who started Avant Cards 21 years ago. Together they are the life of any party and known among friends as “mad about cooking and entertaining’’. All organic, of course. Smith began his career in 1995 at the organic Earth Food Store in Bondi. He moved to Melbourne to study sign language because he has a deaf sister – “only Perth and Melbourne offered full-time study” – and worked at the Victoria Market before and after classes at Richmond TAFE and then RMIT in the city. When Prahran Market offered his mates an organic stall there, they asked him to become a business partner. The trio opened

a sister store in Victoria Avenue for four years until 2010, and Smith opened Shop Neutral next door to Ripe in Prahran Market three years ago to sell “eco-friendly no-chemicals house and beauty products’’. “I’ve had quinoa and almond milk and things like that for 10 years, long before the supermarkets stocked them. “It was never about money. Still isn’t. I’m not driving a BMW, I can tell you,’’ Smith says, heading off to his Toyota ute to get excited about the humble asparagus and the exotic mangosteen. HARBANT GILL hgill@mmpgroup.com.au

PROFILE PAUL SMITH

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT PRAHRAN: It’s vibrant, eclectic and there’s always something happening. WHAT I’D CHANGE: The street rubbish is outrageous. We need more bins.

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It took a shock cancer diagnosis for KATHY TSAPLES to start following her dream

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to open a shop and pass on her culture and heritage through traditional Greek cuisine. It was this vision that spurred her on through an arduous 18 months of chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Her vision became a reality when a friend recommended Tsaples to Melbourne restaurateur George Christopoulos, who was looking for someone to work in his new Prahran market venture. After 18 months at Sweet Greek, Christopoulos asked Tsaples to take over. Another chance meeting led Tsaples to realise her dream of writing a book. She floated the idea of a Greek cookbook with a customer – who also happened to be a publisher – and, having tasted her spanakopita, he agreed. Sweet Greek – Simple Food and Sumptuous Feasts is a celebration of food, culture, life and people,

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or Kathy Tsaples, seeing her mum dyeing eggs red in preparation for Easter became a catalyst for change. “Things happen at the right time and in the right place for all the right reasons,” says the author of Sweet Greek – Simple Food and Sumptuous Feasts. In April 2009, after receiving a shattering diagnosis of stage-three breast cancer,Tsaples went to visit her mother. “I looked at her and I thought, she’s always been here for me and she’s always cooked and created wonderful family memories,” says Tsaples, who decided there and then that she was going to fight the disease to be there for her two sons, as her mother had been for her. “I thought:‘It’s time for me to pursue my dream for as long as I’ve got for whatever I’ve got,” she says. Leaving a successful career in financial services, Tsaples resolved

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Tsaples says. And while the recipes are categorised by the Greek calendar of festivals and celebrations,“the food could be cooked at whatever time you want for whatever reason”. At 55 and now in remission, Tsaples believes you should never give up on your dream. “Everything I visualised and dreamed about and kept pursuing has all come to fruition,” she says.“It’s never too late to make your dreams come true.” SARAH MOORE smoore@mmpgroup.com.au


LOCAL SCENE PHOTOGRAPHS BY MATHEW LYNN

LOOK Cool cats (and dog) on CHAPEL STREET, Prahran

DANE PETERSON Lives: Windsor. Works: Construction project manager. What are you doing here today? Taking him [Jones my rescue dog] for a walk. What are you wearing? Mr Simple shirt, New Denim pants, don’t know about the shoes. Sunnies were $30 from Plain. Coal beanie. Shoes from Apex on Chapel Street. Personal style: No idea. Melbourne? Melbourne winter. Style muse: Melbourne blogs. Broadsheet.

DANNI BRUCH Lives: Caulfield North. Works: Student. What are you doing here today? My friend from Japan is down for the weekend so we were just walking around having a look and going for coffee. What are you wearing? Asos shoes. My friend’s grandmother’s skirt. The bag is from a market in Florence. The top is from Primark in London. Sunnies are from Dior. Personal style: I like the ’50s but with a twist. Rockabilly. Style muse: Anything high waisted. Pinupgirlclothing.com – it’s like modern pin-up clothing.

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TRIED IT JOANNE SIM puts her best foot forward to try a spa pedicure

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THE ART FACTORY, 28 Glenferrie Road, Malvern, call 9576 0135. Unleash your creative streak with workshops in mosaics, mask-making as well as pirate and fairy crafts. Children can enjoy after-school classes, holiday programs and birthday parties, and there are social classes or corporate workshops for grown-ups. FIZZ KIDZ, 141 Waverley Road, Malvern East, call 9882 0224. Book a party where your darlings and monsters can learn to make soaps, fizzy bath bombs and lip balms or ooey gooey slime and camouflage paint. For ages 4-18. ECKERSLEYS, 120-126 Commercial Road, Prahran, call 9510 1418. Create your own crafternoon with supplies from this extensive art and craft store. Budding jewellers can fashion their own funky range, and paper crafters will delight in the Japanese hand-printed paper.

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Chadstone shopping centre (next to Medibank), Dandenong Road, Chadstone Details: call 9563 3500

Forget the gentle music, heady fragrances and softly spoken staff of a spa retreat; when you choose to get a pedicure at a shopping centre it’s definitely of the no-frills variety. But at $40 for a 45-minute treatment it’s also half the price of the top salons so

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ppointments are not necessary at Diamond Nails, so minutes after walking in the door, I have chosen my colour and settled into the massage chair. My pedicurist pulls up a stool and starts the fairly long process that involves a lot of taking my feet in and out of the warm foot bath. After some attention to the nails themselves comes the pretty gross part of sloughing away the dead skin on my feet – a job that I would never want to do on myself, let alone a stranger! Next is a good scrub of my heels with a pumice (which tickles) and then a scrub on top of my feet (which stings) before moisturiser is massaged into my feet and calves. Then it’s onto the main job of painting my nails which is a surprisingly quick process. The polish is expertly and quickly applied, and a second coat and top coat are applied almost immediately and I’m done.

there’s no complaints here. Mall salons such as Diamond Nails deliver a great service.The pedicurist barely said two words during the entire 45 minutes and the tatty magazines were all at least a year old, but when you can pop in for a quick pedi while shopping, who cares – just bring your own magazine! THINKSTOCK

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CONCERTED EFFORT Producer ANDREW KAY’S powers of persuasion have brought the cream of the arts to Melbourne

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erry Hall needed just five words from producer Andrew Kay to slide into Mrs Robinson’s high heels for the Melbourne season of The Graduate in September. “Jerry, let’s do it again,’’ clinched the deal for Kay, who had brought

the show to Perth in 2010. “She’s a sexual being, she’s perfect for the role, and it’s a really good play,’’ says the man behind 17 years of stage hits including Buena Vista Social Club, David Helfgott’s world concert tour, six years of

global roaming by Tango Fire, and seven years of Hi-5. Kay has also given the world a decade of the Soweto Gospel Choir. He produces the 52-member choir, whose salaries support growing families, and has taken pride in their

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three Grammys, an Emmy, and an Academy Award nomination. Kay also gave Melbourne the “breathtaking’’ Maggie Smith,“the perfect theatrical storm’’ of Kevin Spacey in Richard III, and Derek Jacobi in The Hollow Crown. Kay’s passion for theatre goes back to his career start as an actor after he graduated from Melbourne State College, now part of Melbourne University. The highlight of his early career was directing a Ron Blair play called The Christian Brothers, which travelled around the Northern Territory and made him a $1400 profit – “a lot of money’’ for a 23-year-old. He introduced Halftix during a six-year stint as project officer at Arts Victoria before landing the job of general manager at the Melbourne Theatre Company. He stayed with MTC for six years before becoming chief executive at the Paul Dainty Corporation. He kicked off in style, with a national tour of Bananas in Pyjamas, in 1996. Soon after, he met Jan Sardi, writer of the Shine screenplay, who told him:“I think the film will be successful, you should tour David

as a concert pianist.’’ Kay signed on before Shine took off and, with producer Jim McPherson, toured Helfgott to the “most bitter critical abuse’’ and standing ovations. Kay says there is nothing as exciting as picking a show that works artistically and commercially. “The head always has to rule in this business. If you follow your heart, sometimes you’re right and sometimes you’re desperately wrong. “It’s the old and wise heads who have scars on their backs and their wallets who survive.’’ BY HARBANT GILL hgill@mmpgroup.com.au

PROFILE ANDREW KAY, 58

LIVES: South Yarra WHAT I LOVE ABOUT SOUTH YARRA: I’ve always felt this is my home. I love that my greatgreat-grandfather was the head gardener at Como for 50 years. WHAT NEEDS TO CHANGE: The rubbish in Chapel Street on a Sunday morning is outrageous.


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OVER THE FENCE Co-owners of Vietnamese restaurants Hanoi Hannah and Windsor’s Saigon Sally, PAUL NGUYEN and NICOLAS COULTER, live and work within a five-minute walk from each other NICOLAS COULTER (left) We met back at The Saint [in St Kilda] in 2005. I worked for Paul there for three or four years and we became friends. Paul and his [business] partner asked me to help them run a new business and we opened Hanoi Hannah last year. I’d never eaten on Victoria Street until a couple of years ago – Pauly took me and introduced me to pho. I loved it. I couldn’t believe how cheap and tasty the food was. Pauly cooks at his house for our friends but I haven’t cooked a meal at my house for four or maybe five years – my kitchen and stove do not get used, ever! We see each other every day at work and then maybe out at a venue around Chapel Street for a drink after work. We went to Thailand together last year with a big group of friends.That would have been eight months after Hanoi Hannah

opened and we really needed a holiday! It was pretty full on – I remember when we opened I was doing 90 hours a week. If I need a day off or something, we live so close I can always call Paul to come and replace me – it’s kind of like having an extension of yourself living around the corner.

PAUL NGUYEN I met Nic when he worked for me at the Saint and now we have a lot of mutual friends. We started off as friends but we are work colleagues as well. There’s a synergy between us. We get along really well; we have the same vision, and we have equal input and like to be hands-on in our business. Nic’s very good at certain things and I’m good at certain things. We work well together and don’t clash. We go on holiday together and we try and have a bit of fun. I also

like cooking so I like to invite Paul and our friends over to my house. It’s a good way of having that friendship rather than business relationship – we try and keep our business relationship fun but also in a non-business way as well. We have dinners, we catch up for drinks and we’ll have coffee when we’re out on our days off. We we often catch up after work and have a few drinks at other venues around here, too. If Nic needs something to be done that needs a car, I’ll do it because I have a car. We have that kind of relationship. We’ve both got a big network of friends in this area. Most of the time when we do something it involves a lot of other people – it’s quite a Melrose Place kind of atmosphere. If it’s not my house it’ll be Nic’s house. BY SARAH MOORE smoore@mmpgroup.com.au

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RETAIL THERAPY THE RED BALLOON CANDY ARTISANS Shop 5, 3 King Street, Prahran Call 9525 2048 or visit theredballoon.com.au Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-4pm and Monday by appointment

BEHIND THE COUNTER

WHAT’S IN STORE The store is dominated by the open kitchen where Nina and Pascal create hard-boiled candies. Picture Pops – huge lollipops that can be personalised – decorate the windows. Inside, an entire

wall is covered with lollies in jars, including their Super Naturals range, which uses raw sugar and natural oils for flavouring. “A lot of candy in other stores just tastes like sugar,” says Nina.“For us, it’s a real point of difference that we have distinct flavours and can create something very creative as far as tastes and flavours are concerned.”

WHO’S VISITING While The Red Balloon does a lot of work with corporate clients and is expanding its retail business, Nina says weddings are special.“It’s really fulfilling for us because we’re just doing that little sweet thing that goes on the table and makes everyone happy,” she says. JOANNE SIM jsim@mmpgroup.com.au

PHOTOGRAPHS BY DARREN JAMES

Candy artisans and Red Balloon owners Nina and Pascal Menezes are, like their products, on constant display. The husband-and-wife team has spent 11 years learning to make handcrafted candy. Pascal trained in Barcelona and Amsterdam for a year in 2005 and the couple spent 10 months in Tokyo in 2010 to recreate the business for a Japanese company. Recently, they opened a store in Prahran’s new Rue de Chapel development, relocating after six years in Hampton.

EDITOR’S PICK Bride & Groom scientific jars, $9.95

SWEET LIFE: Pascal and Nina Menezes at The Red Balloon

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WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEPHEN MCKENZIE

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ook a slow, melancholic walk down and around Glenferrie Road, Malvern, last Tuesday; melancholic because after 15 years the sun has finally set on Decent Exposure. What better spot to say goodbye than at one of my favourite strips. So long, readers, and thanks for all the flash. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT James Kenway had a Sweet Georgia Brown haircut with sweet snipper Age Torchia. Little did I know, taking this snap, that Rossini chief Frank Fera is pizza royalty, having established Australia’s first pizza parlour, Toto’s, in Lygon Street in 1966. He has the framed newspaper cuttings to prove it. That’s Irish lass Katie Morrisroe in countrywoman Orla O’Connor’s shades. A Chinese medic told Suzette HallScott she would be in a moonboot for 100 days. That was roughly 80 days ago. May the next 20 pass quickly, Suzette! Here’s me thinking Decent Exposure has been around a while; I’m a freshly hatched chook compared with George Frantzis, who has run Patra Hardware in Station Street for 42 years. So long readers, miss you already!

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ODE TO MY SUBURB NICA graduate ADAM DAVIS is one of the puppeteer-trained acrobats operating a 1.1 tonne gorilla in King Kong Live on Stage GET A GREAT BREAKFAST I normally have my own cereal/ muesli/fruit breakfast concoction, but I have friends that swear that the Yellow Bird is the best place for breakfast. PICK UP TAKEAWAY New Wind Vietnamese-Thai Restaurant in Windsor has friendly staff and a broad range of tasty food with free delivery, though they’re also within walking distance for pickup. BUY A LAST-MINUTE GIFT All along Chapel Street is a great place to shop, there’s a massive range of shops to choose from.The Windsor end keeps getting better and better. CATCH UP WITH FRIENDS The Lucky Coq in Prahran; you can’t go past cheap pizzas and a great atmosphere.

HAVE A BIG NIGHT OUT I’m not a big party boy, so a big night out for me would going to the Jam Factory Gold Class cinema. We’re hoping The Astor will put the original 1933 King Kong on soon so the cast can see it on the big screen FIND A NICE BOTTLE OF WINE I don’t drink … probably for the best considering I’m one of 13 puppeteers operating a 1.1 tonne, six-metre, animatronic gorilla!

Yellowbird, 122 Chapel Street, Windsor, call 9533 8983 New Wind Vietnamese-Thai Bar and Restaurant, 120 Chapel Street, Windsor, call 9529 1888. The Lucky Coq, corner Chapel and High Streets, Windsor,

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WANT TO KEEP A SECRET The Sweet As lolly shop on Glenferrie Road, it’s so cheap! King Kong is at the Regent Theatre from May 28. Details, visit kingkongliveonstage.com.

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GO TO SEE A LIVE SHOW The National Institute Of Circus Arts showcases a few productions a year that are always entertaining.

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NOW AND THEN TOORAK VILLAGE THEATRE, 445 Toorak Road, Toorak

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THEN: Local kids outside the Toorak Village Theatre in 1950 NOW: The Trak shopping arcade was built on the theatre site in 1963

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hen investors wanted to build a picture theatre in the middle of Toorak Village, there was an outcry from some residents about blocked streets, traffic problems and depreciating property values.This was in 1935, mind you. But a petition of 1000 signatures supported cinematic magic for the suburb and thus it was built in the Art Deco style in 1936. It was a much-loved venue until television arrived and the 1264-seater closed in 1958. Fire destroyed the building in 1963. After the small Trak shopping arcade was built, another cinema, The Trak, opened in 1969 – in the basement. Seating 550, it was aimed at the arthouse and later counterculture crowd. After the curtain came down in late 2000, it became Silvers nightclub. It is now The Trak live-music lounge bar.

1936 Toorak Village Theatre is built 1963 Fire destroyed the building. 1969 The Track opened in the basement.

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The Boulevard Restaurant & Functions

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Shop 1, 2 Queensbridge Square, Southbank. (03) 9699 3556

famous soft shell crab sushi roll, or one of our sizzling hot stone bowls. You can try a little bit of everything with our fantastic “all you can eat” sharing banquet. Prawn tempura, crab sushi rolls, dumplings and much more, for $35pp. Perfect for families, friends

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481 Warrigal Road, Ashwood. (03) 9885 9911

Melbourne-wide. 9793 8233

The Multi Award Winning Boulevard Restaurant is uniquely situated Almara Cabinets is a family business established in 1995 with several years previous experience in the wardrobe industry. Almara’s core in the parklands of Kew with spectacular views of nature and uninterrupted city skyline. Come try our New Summer Tapas Menu business is the manufacture and fitting of primarily wardrobes, however, they manufacture other products in the line of custom-built wall served from 3.00pm – 6.00pm every Thursday – Sunday and enjoy and entertainment units, desks, cabinets, laundry cupboards, shelv$5.00 imported beers!!!! We are open for breakfast and lunch 7 ing and garage storage. Have an experienced designer come to days a week. you, for a no obligation quote. They also deal direct with builders. www.theboulevard.com.au

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Shop 515, Prahran Market, South Yarra. (03) 9826 0815 Gary McBean is a fourth generation butcher who grew up in a butcher shop. He is a Master Butcher and an expert in choosing, cutting and preparing meat. Established in 1975, we have become a thriving retail and wholesale operation due to Gary’s expertise and commitment to a quality product and top class service. Try some of our amazing dry aged organic beef. Specialising in organic and free range meats. Pensioners receive 10% off on mention of this ad. www.masterbutcher.com.au

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‘Fat Bastards’ take a swing at success SUPPLIED

BY EWEN McRAE emcrae@mmpgroup.com.au TIME may change all things, but try telling Glen Iris Baseball Club that. Twenty years since a group of cricketers decided to form their own baseball club to fill in the long winters, Glen Iris remains true to its roots. ‘‘We’re purely a social team, it’s really all about having fun,’’ says manager and long-time player Steve Gerwing. ‘‘We value participation over everything else, but mainly it’s a chance to catch up with your mates for a barbecue and a good game.’’ The club began in 1993, when a group of players from Glen Iris East Kew Cricket Club entered a team in C grade of Melbourne’s Winter Baseball League. Originally called the Griffins, the club is now known by another moniker which sums up the team’s laid back attitude. ‘‘The story goes that we were struggling a bit in those early days, and we had a Canadian bloke called Wes Feagan playing with us,’’ Gerwing says.

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MONARCHS OF THE GLEN: The Fat Bastards of Glen Iris Baseball Club are aiming for their first premiership ‘‘One day he yelled out from the hill ‘Come on you fat bastards’, and we quite liked that so ever since that’s been our unofficial name.’’ While none of the original cricketers remain as regular players, the ‘Fat Bastards’ remain true to their original ideals, although that doesn’t mean they aren’t competitive.

‘‘We’ve made finals a few times, and we like to play in a fairly competitive league instead of going right down to the bottom grades,’’ Gerwing says. ‘‘Last year we got knocked out in the semis by the eventual premiers, and we expect to make finals again this year.’’

The current team is a diverse melting pot of backgrounds and cultures, with Japanese, Venezuelan, American and Canadian players all part of the club, which plays at Wadsworth Field in Kooyong. ‘‘A lot of these guys have played the game before in their home country, but they understand that we’re

here to have fun, that’s the main thing,’’ Gerwing says. Despite not having the backing of a club behind them like most of their opponents, the ‘Fat Bastards’ began the season in strong form by winning their opening three rounds comfortably. Gerwing says while the club is about more than winning or losing, a breakthrough premiership would be pretty special. ‘‘It would be great for the guys,’’ Gerwing says. ‘‘We don’t train at all, our training is game day which sometimes hurts you when you’re going for premierships, but changing that would go against our core values. ‘‘Not that winning isn’t a core value, but we’re about more than just that. I think it’s safe to say we’d be the only purely social baseball team in Melbourne.’’

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SCOREBOARD ■ FOOTBALL

VAFA PREMIER - Round 5 UNIVERSITY BLACKS 4.3 5.6 9.8 11.11 (77) BEAUMARIS 1.4 4.4 4.10 5.11 (41) Goals: University Blacks: Unavailable. Beaumaris: L Boyd 2 L Casey-Leigh T Buckley T Dean. Best: University Blacks: Unavailable. Beaumaris: Unavailable. DE LA SALLE 3.3 6.5 10.9 13.11 (89) OLD SCOTCH 3.1 6.5 8.5 12.9 (81) Goals: De La Salle: S Pickett 4 E Clinch 2 T Allan 2 J Williams M Hine J Gotch B Humphrey S Haslem. Old Scotch: S Barnett 3 W Strange 2 J Clarke 2 L Gilbee 2 T McKinley A Jelbart M Passador. Best: De La Salle: T Humphrey E Clinch S Haslem J Baxter J Williams T Moloney. Old Scotch: S Sherwen S Thompson J Bowden R Ferraro H Perry L Hill. ST BEDES/MT 0.5 2.7 4.19 10.20 (80) COLLEGIANS 2.5 3.10 4.11 9.19 (73) Goals: St Bedes/Mentone Tigers: P McGettigan 2 T Tyquin 2 P Kean 2 S Glennen 2 T Bond L Wintle. Collegians: H Croft 2 N Ries 2 J Jorgensen T Zimbachs J Clark N Corp J Bull. Best: St Bedes/Mentone Tigers: L Wintle J Robertson S D’Andrea T Tyquin D Garside C Hansen. Collegians: H Croft J Clark J Jorgensen D Strachan T Zimbachs W Tardif. ST BERNARDS 1.3 8.6 11.9 20.12 (132) OLD CAREY 4.0 4.1 9.4 11.5 (71) Goals: St Bernards: S Clarke 6 J Solomon 4 A Singleton 3 T Gleeson 2 N Cooke 2 D Wall B George A Grosso. Old Carey: M Evans 2 B Smithwick 2 R Carafa 2 J Rimington J Reid J Gaff C Howat M Parker. Best: St Bernards: A Bentick S Caven S Clarke J Bevanda A Singleton M Angel. Old Carey: J Rice R Carafa J Rimington C Howat B Simpson B Smithwick. OLD XAVERIANS 3.5 7.11 10.13 15.16 (106) UNIVERSITY BLUES 2.0 4.2 12.5 16.7 (103) Goals: Old Xaverians: B Goss 6 L Tiernan 2 B Kennedy 2 L Howard 2 E Prowse P Ambrose M Handley. University Blues: N Smith 6 W Hartnell 2 M Torney 2 J Maxwell 2 R Eade J Van De Pol R Young J Mugavin. Best: Old Xaverians: J Shaw L Howard L Tiernan P Ambrose B Kennedy M Hannan. University Blues: N Smith M Rippon P Summers J Townley S Mcglone T Foott. 22 STONNINGTON REVIEW LOCAL

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EASTERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE Division 1 VERMONT 4.3 9.8 12.14 16.19 (115) BLACKBURN 1.4 2.12 7.14 8.16 (64) Goals: Vermont: M Greig 3 J Van Unen 2 A Froud 2 L Johns 2 N Henley 2 R Mullett S Taylor D Barton R Ross S Davidson. Blackburn: S Macaulay 3 D Arezzolo 2 J Lewis B Fraser A Wilson. Best: Vermont: D Mendes S Taylor R Ross R Mullett D Barton P Chadwick. Blackburn: T Faulkner J Worsteling B Dolan P Bunn J Sandiford R Toohey. BALWYN 18.16 (124) EAST BURWOOD 5.8 (38) Goals: Balwyn: L Barker 8 T Gilchrist 2 S Tregear 2 A Murray 2 L Frazer 2 R McMahon J Gobbels. East Burwood: M Mariani 2 J Duman 2 J Coombes. Best: Balwyn: L Barker A Murray S Tregear J Wright B Neil J Milhuisen. East Burwood: E MacPhie M Holland T Miles J Kennedy D Dearaugo J Olsson. EAST RINGWOOD 6.7 10.12 16.16 22.18 (150) SOUTH CROYDON 0.4 2.6 3.12 7.14 (56) Goals: East Ringwood: C Purdy 6 M Farmer 4 J Battaglene 3 A McGuinness 2 Z Ward A Renton B Dinneen E Phaedonos A McIntosh S Dimitriou A Van Rooyen. South Croydon: D Troutman R Mallison B Allan J Crowle J Fulton G Strachan D King. Best: East Ringwood: A Van Rooyen C Purdy A McGuinness M Farmer S Dimitriou C Cerni. South Croydon: D Coghlan G Strachan B Allan N Molnar D King L Cox. NOBLE PARK 5.2 8.9 14.10 19.17 (131) LILYDALE 3.3 5.7 9.9 11.11 (77) Goals: Noble Park: L Mann 5 B Dore 4 S Allan 3 M Dunne 2 S Kemperman B Cosson L Cody T Harper G Angelopoulos. Lilydale: L McCombe 4 B Weightman 3 D Breese 2 G Hill M Baxter. Best: Noble Park: S Kemperman L Smith C Anderson T Kelly J Plymin T Robertson. Lilydale: J Barden A Bawden B Power D Carswell G Hill R Allen. NORWOOD 4.5 7.10 10.10 14.13 (97) KNOX 3.0 7.1 8.2 8.6 (54) Goals: Norwood: J Holmes 4 R Jordon 3 B English 2 Z Carroll S Hill J Ford P Maaskant M McCormack. Knox: M Jordan 2 L Kenny 2 S Saunders J McGown B Kay S Jeffery. Best: Norwood: P Maaskant J Newman D Johnson J Ford J Holmes A Calder. Knox: L Kidd S Raru L Kenny B Blizzard B Makea J Brown.

MAY 15, 2013

SCORESBY 2.0 9.2 14.6 16.8 (104) ROWVILLE 1.2 2.6 5.9 10.13 (73) Goals: Scoresby: N Papadopoulos 4 B Bronsgeest 4 J Hicks 3 L Bain 2 A Parker P Tomkins B Coyle. Rowville: C Morris 4 N Hicks 3 M McAra M Bussey M Garner. Best: Scoresby: Details unavailable. Rowville: Details unavailable. Div 1 Res: Vermont 13.17 d Blackburn 8.5, East Ringwood 8.7 d South Croydon 7.12, Noble Park 17.18 d Lilydale 6.4, Norwood 11.10 d Knox 10.7, Scoresby 13.8 d Rowville 6.5. U-19: Vermont 12.13 d Blackburn 9.11, East Ringwood 17.14 d South Croydon 8.3, Noble Park 15.12 d Lilydale 9.7, Norwood 28.22 d Knox 4.8, Rowville 12.7 d Scoresby 11.8. Div 2: North Ringwood 14.16 d Bayswater 11.12, Waverley Blues 13.11 d Donvale 10.11, Montrose 18.16 d Croydon 14.8, Mooroolbark 17.9 d Upper Ferntree Gully 11.19, Mulgrave 22.19 d Doncaster East 8.18. Div 2 Res: Bayswater 14.14 d North Ringwood 3.12, Waverley Blues 8.8 d Donvale 7.7, Montrose 11.13 d Croydon 7.5, Upper Ferntree Gully 13.10 d Mooroolbark 10.13, Mulgrave 12.15 d Doncaster East 6.10. U-19: Bayswater 19.13 d North Ringwood 12.14, Donvale 11.10 d Waverley Blues 6.13, Croydon 14.12 d Montrose 10.8, Upper Ferntree Gully 7.14 d Mooroolbark 7.5, Doncaster East 17.17 d Mulgrave 9.6.

■ NETBALL

NORTHERN: Sec 1: Lakeside 29 d North Heidelberg 28, Montmorency 26 d Northcote Park 26, Bundoora Comets 25 d Greensborough 22, Diamond Creek 33 d Fitzroy Stars 22. Sec 2: Whittlesea 20 d Watsonia 16, North Heidelberg 40 d South Morang 33, Heidelberg 33 d Greensborough 25, Laurimar 16 d Diamond Creek 10.

■ BASEBALL

WINTER LEAGUE: A: Ring 8 d Greens 6, Nth Balwyn 1 d Knox 0, GMBC 13 d Resch 3, Wats 9 d Croy 3, Heath 10 d West 2. AR: Ring 9 d Greens 5, Knox 10 d Nth Balwyn 7, Resch 9 d GMBC 8, Wats 12 d Croy 0, Heath 12 d West 0. B: For Hill 25 d Dia Ck 0, Ess 9 d Mon Uni 4, Donc 7 d GMBC 3, N C Rebels 3 d Lat Uni 2, Wav 7 d Melb Uni 4, Ring 21 d Bund 0. BR: For Hill 19 d Dia Ck 2, Ess 8 d Mon Uni 6, Donc 6 d GMBC 4, Lat Uni 9 N C Rebels 9, Melb Uni 11 Wav 11, Ring 18 d Bund 7.

■ RUGBY UNION

VICTORIAN: Dewar Shield: Prem 1: Footscray 55 d Box Hill 12, P House 32 d Sth Districts 29, Melb 51 d Melb Uni 28, Moorabbin 50 d Endeavour Hills 14. Prem 2: Footscray 45 d Box Hill 15, P House 20 d Sth Districts 19, Melb 71 d Melb Uni 0, Moorabbin 33 d Endeavour Hills 20. Prem 3: Boroondara 24 d Footscray 21, P House 46 d Cerberus 0, Melb 37 d Melb Uni 7, Moorabbin 28 d Endeavour Hills 12. Prem 4: P House 15 d Sth Districts 12, Melb 22 d Melb Uni 10, Moorabbin 28 d Melb Chargers 0. A Grade: Northern 35 d Eltham 17, Geelong 115 d Monash Uni 7. B Grade: Northern 26 d Eltham 7, Geelong 18 d Maroondah 17, Melton 31 d Melb 26. VSRU: 1st XV: St Kevin’s 88 d Scotch 5, Melbourne Grammar 63 d Trinity 17, Geelong Grammar 45 d Haileybury 17, Xavier 32 d Brighton 31. 2nd XV: St Kevin’s 21 d Scotch 5, Melbourne Grammar 43 d Trinity 5, Xavier 36 d St. Francis 17. Div 2: 1st XV: Ivanhoe 43 d Melbourne High 5, Marcellin 51 d Carey 19.

■ SCHOOL SPORT

AGSV BOYS Football: Trinity 14.21 d Yarra Valley 13.8, PEGS 21.12 d Peninsula 15.13, Marcellin 26.11 d Mentone 3.7, Assumption 12.6 d Ivanhoe 6.13. Soccer: PEGS 3 d Ivanhoe 1, Marcellin 2 d Camberwell 1, Peninsula 5 d Yarra Valley 1, Trinity 3 d Mentone 1. APS Basketball: Xavier 63 d Carey 41, Haileybury 53 d Scotch 47, St Kevins 48 d Melbourne 31, Caulfield 51 d Wesley 39. Football: Caulfield 19.19 d Carey 3.3, Geelong Gram 19.15 d Wesley 11.7, Geelong Coll 16.14 d Haileybury 8.4, Melbourne 7.10 d Brighton 5.10, St Kevins 8.4 d Xavier 6.9. Hockey: Brighton 3 d Wesley 1, Haileybury 7 d Geelong Coll 0, St Kevins 5 d Carey 2, Scotch 2 d Xavier 0, Melbourne 4 d Caulfield 2. Soccer: Haileybury 2 d Geelong Gram 1, Brighton 2 d Wesley 0, Xavier 1 d Scotch 0, Caulfield 3 d Melbourne 2, St Kevins 1 d Carey 0. AGSV/APS GIRLS Basketball: Yarra Valley 77 d Mentone 19, Peninsula 63 d PEGS 27, Ivanhoe 38 d ACK 25, Carey 45 d Caulfield 32. Netball: Mentone 54 d Yarra Valley 53, Carey 50 d Caulfield 30, PEGS 56 d Peninsula 42, Wesley 57 d Geelong Gram 52.

■ VOLLEYBALL

PREMIER LEAGUE: Men: Yarra Ranges d Heidelberg 3-0 (25-17 25-23 25-18), Eastside Hawks d Southern Cross Cobras 3-2 (21-25 25-20 22-25 25-18 1816), Melbourne University Renegades d Dandenong Cossacks 3-0 (25-14 25-19 25-13).

■ CLUB GOLF

SATURDAY BOX HILL: Stroke A: B Clark (7) 67. B/Medal: M Delves (15) 59. C: A Stops (16) 71. D: R Andrewartha (24) 66. Scr: M Delves 74 cb. COMMONWEALTH: AMCR 74 Stableford A: S Millard (12) 41. B: R Charles (14) 36 cb. C: R Campbell (19) 36. AWCR 75: A Alston (12) 36. Hole-in-one: T Fent at 15th. EAST MALVERN: 2B Agg Stroke: A Capewell (7) S Williams (9) 129. EASTERN: Stableford A: V Hew (13) 39 cb. B: D Bailey (22) 39 cb. GREEN ACRES: 4B Vis: G Seymour (5) P McCarthy (13) 44. Father/Son Trophy: M Soccio (31) M Soccio (14) 48. GLEN WAVERLEY: Stableford A: D Campbell (13) 42. B: N Lee (18) 38. C: R Millard (24) 42. W: F Scardamaglia (34) 38. HEIDELBERG: Stableford A: M Wilson (11) 46. B: S Plater (14) 41. C: W O’Gorman (18) 42. IVANHOE: Stableford A: W Bettiol (10) 39 cb. B: G Demiri (17) 41. C: L Zafiropoulos (23) 40. W: C Moore (34) 38. Hole-in-one: G Hill at 18th. KEW: AMCR 70 Stableford A: J Deng (9) 41. B: R Pietrzak (17) 40 cb. C: P McBride (27) 39. W: B Murray (4) 32 cb. KINGSTON HEATH: Stableford: N Cunningham (16) 38. LATROBE: Stableford A: D Pollock (9) 44. B: T Mumford (15) 44. C: G Smith (36) 40. METROPOLITAN: AMCR 73 Par A: R DeSoysa (9) 1 up. B: J Campbell (12) 1 up cb. C: D Mercer (23) 3 down cb. RIVERSDALE: Stableford A: P Doan (12) 40. B: D Teasdale (18) 41. C: P Podley (20) 40. ROYAL MELBOURNE: Par A: J Wright (15) 4 up. B: S Corrigan (20) 6 up. Stableford: V Paton (20) 35 cb. AWCR 70 Stableford: D Law (29) 35 cb. Foursome c’ship: P Johnstone D Duncan (22) 64. YARRA PARK: Stableford: D Harvey (22) 33. W: H Smith (42) 37. YARRA VALLEY: Stroke A: J Delia (21) 69. B: R Issa (22) 68. W: J Williams (28) 74.


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Xavs give Uni the blues

BRIEFS CHRIS HOPKINS

EAST Malvern’s drought is over. The Panthers broke through for their first win of the year in Division 1 of the SFL on Saturday. Despite a wasteful display in front of goal, East Malvern set up the win over Highett with a fantastic defensive effort in the opening half to win 9.23 (77) to 5.13 (43) at Dunlop Reserve. With a swirling wind making football difficult, East Malvern kept the visitors goalless throughout the first half. At the other end, the Panther forwards did not take full advantage

■ WHITE WASHED Prahran Assumption fell to its second loss of the VAFA Division 1 season but remains in second place on the ladder. Prahran Assumption kicked a wasteful 1.5 in the opening term against Whitefriars before going down 10.15 (75) to 7.12 (54). ■ UNICORNS BOUNCE BACK Melbourne returned to the winners’ list in the Victorian Rugby Union’s Dewar Shield at the weekend. The Unicorns bounced back from a shock loss the previous week with a 51-28 victory away at Melbourne University.

DETAILS EAST MALVERN 9.23 (77) Goals: A. Doxey 2, G. Coward, A. Thomas, B. Adams, J. Lumsden, T. Delahunty, B. Baker, T. Thurwood. Best: B. Baker, T. Delahunty, T. Hotton , I. McCrimmon, T. Thurwood, M. Ferguson. HIGHETT 5.13 (43) Goals: T. Brown 2, A. Friedman, A. Carey, B. Jedd. Best: Y. Pasialis, A. Friedman, B. Dower, J. Elms, M. Cook, T. Brown.

of their defenders’ good work, wasting a number of chances to take an unassailable lead. As it was, the Panthers led by 39. It was a more even in the second half as Highett won more of the ball, although they also struggled to convert shots into goals. The 33-point lead to the Panthers at the final break proved enough, as the sides traded goals. Panthers coach Matt Carroll was glad to see his defenders rewarded after a difficult start to the season. “I’ve been happy with our defence all year, we’ve just come up against good teams. To keep a side goalless to half time was good,” he said.

FIRST TO THE BALL: Old Xavs ruckman John Shaw (right) beats his Uni Blues opponent to the tap BY EWEN McRAE LUKE Howard slotted the winning goal with just seconds remaining as Old Xaverians came from behind to beat Uni Blues in VAFA Premier action on Saturday. With Xavs down by three points, Howard was given a free kick for a high tackle and he kicked the goal despite a tricky cross-breeze. The final score of 15.16 (106) to 16.7 (103) suggested a high-quality game that could have gone either way. With a strong breeze blowing across the Uni ground, neither team had an advantage, but Old Xavs dominated early proceedings to pepper the goals with mixed results. If not for two late goals to the Blues, the margin at the first break

would have been far greater than 11 points, but Xavs kept the momentum going in the second and with a half-time lead of 27 it looked as if they’d win comfortably. But the Blues shot out of the blocks when play resumed, dominating the clearances and isolating Nick Smith deep in attack as he put through three goals in three minutes to re-ignite the contest. His fourth at the 10-minute mark put them within reach of the lead, and they took it soon after, sparking Xavs back into action. Goals to Brendan Goss and Ben Kennedy won back the lead, but Smith’s fifth of the quarter saw the Blues lead by four at the final break. An almighty spray from Xavs cocoach Nick Bourke fired the visitors into action in the final term.

The lead changed hands several times in the final 10 minutes but, just when it looked like the Blues would take the points, an errant high tackle gave Howard the chance to become the hero. Xavs co-coach Dom Berry said the win was a ref lection of his team’s character. “The boys pulled out all the stops to get us over the line,” he said. “It just shows strength to dominate early and then, for some reason, drop your bundle but still have the resolve to get over the line.’’ Elsewhere, De La Salle’s unbeaten start to the year continued with a battling win over a plucky Old Scotch. Sam Pickett bagged his usual four goals as De La won 13.11 (89) to 12.9 (81).

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Gritty TEM hangs on to snatch surprise draw TOORAK East Malvern put in a sterling defensive effort to snatch a draw against one of the competition powerhouses in women’s Premier League hockey action on Saturday. Despite being behind for much of the match, winless TEM took the fight up to third-placed Essendon to grab a late equaliser and a 2-2 draw at the State Netball Hockey Centre. It was a game for hard running as the ball zinged from one end of the

■ EASY FOR KEVS Five goals to Henry Parkes led St Kevins to a much-needed win over Fitzroy in the VAFA Premier B. Despite a wasteful day in front of the big sticks, the visitors got home 15.25 (115) to 6.9 (45).

ground to the other, testing the early-season fitness of both sides. Essendon scored early but, despite several more chances, had to be content with a 1-0 half-time lead. TEM shot out of the blocks in the second and a pinpoint pass from young gun Darci Kleinschmidt set up Gemma Donataccio to score the leveller. That sparked Essendon back into action and the team’s fleet-footed

forwards to set up some great scoring chances. But TEM held firm and it took Essendon until 10 minutes from the end to score again. It looked as if Essendon had done enough to take all three points, but a goal to Kleinschmidt with just three minutes gave 10th-placed TEM score a confidence-boosting draw, its third of the year. TEM captain Hannah Cohen said

it was great to take the fight up to one of the strongest sides. “We were pretty happy with a draw because Essendon have been very successful for a while now,” she said. “It’s been a promising season so far with a young team. We’re matching it with teams even though we haven’t been able to get a win. But if we can get one soon we’re certainly right back in the competition.”

■ ONE GOAL IS ENOUGH A solitary first-half goal saw Malvern City FC slip to another loss in State League 2 soccer, 1-0 against Mornington FC at Kooyong Park. ■ MAGIC NEWS Hawthorn Magic coaching director Kelly Breazeale was named Victorian Female Coach of the Year at the Basketball Victoria annual awards. Breazeale also led the Vic Metro under-18 girls’ side to fourth place at the recent national championships. ■ LOCALS CALLED UP Stonnington hockey clubs were well represented in the State under-18 squads for July’s national championships. Amelia Hough, Darci Kleinschmidt and Samantha Wagg (all TEM) made the girls’ team, while Josh and John Bretherton (MCC) and Ben Hooppell (TEM) were named in the boys’ side. ■ XAVS HONOUR GREEN Former Xavier College student Nick Green, OAM, has been awarded the school’s Xaverian Award for his services to sport. Green, an original member of rowing legends the Oarsome Foursome, has held major roles on the Australian Olympic Committee, the Victorian Olympic Council and the Victorian Olympic Foundation and was Australia’s chef de mission at the London Olympics.

MAY 15, 2013

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